Can You Finance a House with Your IRA?

Jean Chatzky, contributor on the Today Show’s Money segment, spoke about investors expanding their portfolios with nontraditional assets and self-directed IRAs.

Throughout the segment, Chatzky delves into the merits and pitfalls of alternative investing and how wealthier public figures in the lime light, such as Mitt Romney, are using self-directed strategies to hold these nontraditional assets. She discusses what to expect, how to go about it, and what dangers to avoid.